De Simone, Assunta (nee Garofalo) of West Caldwell at rest in Livingston on April 20, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Gerardo De Simone. Mother of Alphonse De Simone, Nilde Smecca, Aurora Di Gangi, Josephine Ramundo and Marisa De Simone. Sister of Emilia Rascionato. Grandmother of 9 and Great Grandmother of 10. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Saturday at 8:45 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Marys R.C. Church, Paterson at 9:15 AM. Entombment at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Paterson. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mother Angelica C/O the Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, Alabama, 35210 would be appreciated. For more information go to www.festamemorial.com.
Assunta (nee Garofalo) De Simone age 88 of West Caldwell died Tuesday. Born in Montella, Prov. di Avellino, Italy, she came to the U.S.A. in 1956 and resided in Paterson from 1956 to 1983 before moving to West Caldwell. She was a Seamstress for H&D Sportswear Co., West Paterson, N.J. before retiring in 1983. Mrs. De Simone was a parishioner of St. Marys R.C. Church, Paterson. She was also a member of the I.L.G.W.U.
Preceeding her in death was Her husband, Gerardo De Simone
Alphonse De Simone of West Caldwell, N.J.
Nilde Smecca of Galveston, TX.
Aurora Di Gangi of Vernon, N.J.
Josephine Ramundo of West Caldwell, N.J.
Marisa De Simone of West Caldwell, N.J.
Emilia Rascionato of Totowa, N.J.
Also surviving are 9 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.
Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa is in charge of arrangements.